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4.) Which of the following reduces the value of twin studies as evidence for the role of heredity in determining IQ?
Answer
    a.   Children tend to be adopted by people who are fairly similar to their natural parents.
    b.   There have been so many studies of pairs of identical twins who were separated at birth that the results are unclear.
    c.   Identical twins do not share the same prenatal environment.
    d.   Identical twins who were not reared together usually have very different IQ scores.

5.) Which of the following statements is TRUE about Terman's longitudinal study of gifted children?
Answer    
a.    The same children were followed over the length of their life span, and some are still being followed today.    
b.    Gifted people of different ages were all studied at once and their personal values compared.    
c.    The gifted were found to be socially awkward and had little social success in life.    
d.    none of these

7.) Charles Spearman believed that intelligence is composed of ________.
Answer
    a.   verbal and mathematical abilities
    b.   crystallized and visual-motor abilities
    c.   general intelligence and specific abilities
    d.   analytical, creative, and practical intelligence



14.) Jane is 22 years old. For her job, she needs to take an intelligence test. Which would be the most appropriate test for her age group?
Answer
    a.   WAIS-III
    b.   WISC-III
    c.   WPPSI-R
    d.   DSM-IVR

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7.) Charles Spearman believed that intelligence is composed of ________.
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    a.   verbal and mathematical abilities
    b.   crystallized and visual-motor abilities
    c.   general intelligence and specific abilities
    d.   analytical, creative, and practical intelligence

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4.) Which of the following reduces the value of twin studies as evidence for the role of heredity in determining IQ?
Answer
    a.   Children tend to be adopted by people who are fairly similar to their natural parents.
    b.   There have been so many studies of pairs of identical twins who were separated at birth that the results are unclear.
    c.   Identical twins do not share the same prenatal environment.
    d.   Identical twins who were not reared together usually have very different IQ scores.

D) Identical twins who were not reared together usually have very different IQ scores.

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